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Dr. James A. Christian is a practicing internal medicine physician. He holds an undergraduate degree from Harvard College and a M.D. degree from the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School. For the past fifteen years, Dr. Christian has served as a lead physician in a medical group that provides staffing for Federal Occupational Health Clinics in the metropolitan Washington, D.C., area. He resides in Silver Spring, Maryland. Dr. Christian has a particular interest in how new historical scholarship can help in more accurately understanding and appreciating the pervasive suffering that accompanied the Civil War.